At Bess home & community care we believe that every older Australian, Person living with a disablity or their Carers have the right to live with dignity and independance, in the place of their choosing with a choice of appropriate and affordable support and care services as and when they need them.
To this purpose we always focus on the individuals strengths and abilities, encourage people to do as much as they can for as long as they can, but provide support and services in areas that difficulties are identified in.
Transport is provided, within the Shires of Busselton and Augusta/Margaret River, for all appointments, social events and recreational activities. Transport is also available to Bunbury for specialists and medical appointments only
Home Delivered Meals
Our home delivered meal service provides freshly cooked meals daily on weekdays excluding public holidays. If meals are required for weekends, frozen meals can be organised to be delivered on the Friday
Recurrent Respite Care provides carers with temporary relief from their caring responsibilities. The support worker acts as a substitute carer, providing supervision and assistance to the care recipient, or once off respite care is available to clients providing unpaid, ongoing support to care reciprients
Other Food Services
Other Food Services is assistance with the preparation and cooking of a meal in the client’s home and the provision of advice on nutrition, menu planning, and storage or food preparation.
Domestic Assistance provides assistance with everyday household tasks such as vacuuming, mopping, laundry and cleaning of wet areas. We can also help with window cleaning, chopping wood, shopping with a list and bill paying
Home Maintenance assists with minor home repairs and maintenance of the person’s home, garden or yard to maintain safety, independence and access of the client within the home.
Personal Care supports clients with daily self care activities such as feeding, showering, toileting, dressing, grooming, getting in and out of bed, mobilising and transfers. The primary focus of this support should be on enabling the individual to regain and/or retain their independence in self care.
Social Support is assistance provided within the home environment or while accessing community services. Social Support is primarily about meeting a person’s need for social contact and participation in community life when they are experiencing isolation and loss of community connections, and can be provided one on one or in groups. Some of the support we provide could be:
Companionship for shopping or attending community services
In the home visits on regular basis
Reading to the vision impaired and helping with bills, correspondence and filling in forms
Group day outings
Weekday phone call service